Canadian History Dictionary Broglie Achille Charles Leonce Victor Duc De 1785-1870 Foreign
secretary under Louis-Philippe, 1832-1834, and prime minister,
Stairs W J
(Joseph Howe era) President of Anti-Confederation League, Nova ...
Farnborough Sir Thomas Erskine May First Baron 1815-1886 Born In
London. Assistant librarian of the House of Commons, 1831; exam...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Abortive Attempt To Capture British Batteries At 133-135
Quebec bombarded from, 115, 116; sailors landed at daily, for m...
(Count Frontenac era) Created, 1647, at Quebec, 37, 49; reorgan...
Townshend George Marquis 1724-1807 Born In Norfolk England
Entered the army, and engaged in the battles of Dettingen, Font...
Index : Lord Elgin Era His Tribute To Lord Elgin 123-124 Bib : Cyc Am
Index : Bishop Laval Era His Pen-portrait Of Mme De La Peltrie 153-154 Samuel De Champlain Era On
the question of Champlain's tomb, 261-262. =Bib.=: Among his pr...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog Shortt And Doughty Constitutional Documents
(John Graves Simcoe era) Armed schooner of eighty tons, 113; Pr...
Graves Samuel 1713-1787 British Admiral Index : John Graves Simcoe Era Godfather Of
Simcoe, 15; commands naval force at Boston, 19. (Lord Dorcheste...
Member of the Council of Nova Scotia, 1744. Took part in
Rises in Caledon Mountains, and enters Lake Ontario,
Shirley William 1693-1771 Born In Preston England Called To The
English bar; removed to Boston, where he practised his professi...
(Count Frontenac era) Huron chief, wrecks peace negotiations wi...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Sulpician priest, banished for di...
Mercier Honore 1840-1894 Born At Ste Athanase Quebec Educated
at the Jesuit College, Montreal. In 1865 called to the Quebec b...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Brought to the bar, 152; editor of...
Born at Vervins, near Laon, France, about 1570.
Studied law an...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) His account of the voyage o...
Dalhousie George Ramsay Ninth Earl Of 1770-1838 A Scottish Peer
Entered the army at an early age and saw service in various parts of the
world. From 1812 to 1814 commanded the 7th division of the British army
in France and Spain. Received the thanks of Parliament for his services
at Waterloo. Raised to the peerage of the United Kingdom as Baron
Ramsay. Appointed lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia in 1816. In 1819
appointed governor-general and commander-in-chief of British North
America. Served in this capacity for nine years. From 1829 to 1832
commander-in-chief in the East Indies. =Index=: (Louis Joseph Papineau era) Influence did not
extend beyond Quebec, 1; his arrival as governor, 1820, 33; conflict
with Papineau, 34, 61; his harsh policy towards French-Canadians, 39;
his character, 41; founds Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, 41;
erects monument to Wolfe and Montcalm, 41; sides with Council against
Assembly, 42; promises remedy for abuses, 43; interview with Papineau,
58; refuses to confirm election of Papineau as Speaker and dissolves
Parliament, 61; his speech to Assembly, 61-62; recalled, 64, 70. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era)
Governor-general, 1820, 19; a "disciplinarian devoid of diplomacy," 19;
leaves Canada, 20. =Bib.=: Kingsford, History of Canada; Rattray, The
Scot in British North America; Dict. Eng. Hist.; Campbell, History
of Nova Scotia.
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